NEWS

NPR: Toy Industry Influenced Women in Tech

NPR: Toy Industry Influenced Women in Tech

In an October 21, 2014 article posted online on npr.org and titled, When Women Stopped Coding, author Steve Henn identifies a period of time in the '80s when personal computers, then mostly toys, were marketed to boys. The article points to a Carnegie Mellon University study that associated young men's … [Continue Reading...]

CODE Movie Debugging the Gender Gap

What It’s Like to be a Woman in Coding

In an April 22, 2015 article, posted online at The Atlantic, and titled, "When Women Code", author Shirley Li introduces the documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, and follows with a Q&A with the movie's director, Robin Hauser Reynolds.   FILM SUMMARY:(quotes from the article's author, Shirley … [Continue Reading...]

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ONLINE CODING COURSES

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Code School

Code School Learn about how Code School works, the cost and format, and read reviews from online news sites and bloggers. WHAT: Code … [Continue Reading...]

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Skillcrush

Skillcrush WHAT: Skillcrush's About page includes this friendly statement: "We’re here to demystify technology and help you completely … [Continue Reading...]

COMMUNITIES

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Django Girls Workshops

Django Girls Workshops WHAT: Django Girls is a non-profit organization that provides resources for anyone to organize a free one-day workshop for women that teaches attendees how to start programming and make … [Continue Reading...]

Geek Girl Camp Tech Con

Geek Girl Tech Con

Geek Girl Tech Con WHAT: Geek Girl Tech Conferences include speakers and panels, workshops on Photoshop, Mac and Apple basics, business practices, video, mobile devices and apps, social media methods, … [Continue Reading...]